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Crime and criminals : contemporary and classic readings in criminology

Author: Frank R Scarpitti; Amie L Nielsen; J Mitchell Miller
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Crime and criminals.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)609316038
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank R Scarpitti; Amie L Nielsen; J Mitchell Miller
ISBN: 9780195370904 0195370902
OCLC Number: 230195066
Description: xvii, 503 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Defining criminology and crime: Criminology as social science / J. Mitchell Miller ; Historical explanations of crime : from demons to politics / C. Ronald Huff ; Characteristics of the criminal law / Edwin H. Sutherland and Donald R. Cressey ; The state, the law, and the definition of behavior as criminal or delinquent / William J. Chambliss --
Extent and nature of crime: Are uniform crime reports a valid indicator of the index crimes? An affirmative answer with minor qualifications / Walter R. Gove, Michael Hughes, and Michael Geerken ; Reassessing the reliability and validity of self-report delinquency measures / David Huizinga and Delbert S. Elliott ; Managing rape : exploratory research on the behavior of rape statistics / Gary F. Jensen and Maryaltani Karpos ; A snowball's chance in hell : doing fieldwork with active residential burglars / Richard Wright, Scott H. Decker, Allison K. Redfern, and Dietrich L. Smith ; Covert participant observation : reconsidering the least used method / J. Mitchell Miller --
Correlates of crime: Specifying the SES/delinquency relationship / Charles R. Tittle and Robert F. Meier ; Age and the patterning of crime / Darrell J. Steffensmeier and Jeffrey T. Ulmer ; Explaining the gender gap in delinquency : peer influence and moral evaluations of behavior / Daniel P. Mears, Matthew Ploeger, and Mark Warr ; Intelligence (IQ) and criminal behavior / Scott Menard ; Family relationships, juvenile delinquency, and adult criminality / Joan McCord ; On immigration and crime / Ramiro Martinez, Jr. and Matthew T. Lee --
Theories of crime: Formal and informal sanctions : a comparison of deterrent effects / Linda S. Anderson, Theodore G. Chiricos, and Gordon P. Waldo ; The criminal man / Cesare Lombroso ; Does the body tell? Biological characteristics and criminal disposition / David Rowe ; Personality and Crime : are some people crime prone? / Avshalom Caspi, Terrie E. Moffitt, Phil A. Silva, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, Robert F. Krueger, and Pamela S. Schmutte ; A sociological theory of criminal behavior / Edwin H. Sutherland ; A social learning theory of crime / Ronald L. Akers ; Lower class culture as a generating milieu of gang delinquency / Walter B. Miller ; The code of the street / Elijah Anderson ; Formal characteristics of delinquency areas / Clifford R. Shaw and Henry D. McKay ; Routine activity theory / Lawrence E. Cohen and Marcus Felson ; A control theory of delinquency / Travis Hirschi ; The nature of criminality : low self-control / Michael R. Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi ; Foundation for a general strain theory of crime and delinquency / Robert Agnew ; Crime and the American dream / Richard Rosenfeld and Steven F. Messner ; Causes of crime : a radical view / Michael J. Lynch and W. Byron Groves --
Types of crimes: Violent crime in the United States / Albert J. Reiss, Jr. and Jeffrey A. Roth ; The motivation to commit property crime / Kenneth D. Tunnell ; Organized crime / Frank R. Scarpitti ; Casinos and banking : organized crime in the Bahamas / Alan A. Block and Frank R. Scarpitti ; Denying the guilty mind / Michael L. Benson ; Trouble in the school yard : a study of the risk factors of victimization at school / Christopher J. Schreck, J. Mitchell Miller, and Chris L. Gibson ; Researching dealers and smugglers / Patricia A. Adler --
Responses to crime: Police / Carl B. Klockars ; Racial profiling / David A. Harris ; The decision to prosecute / George F. Cole ; Prostitution control in America / Ronald Weitzer ; The evidence in favor of prisons / Richard A. Wright ; Decriminalization / Samuel Walker.
Responsibility: Frank R. Scarpitti, Amie L. Nielsen, J. Mitchell Miller [editors].
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